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Sparkpeople, Sparkfriends, and Spark support
Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

As I sit here beginning to work on the paper that I have to write for school and finishing my "sparking" for the day, I am mindful of just what an amazing place this is. The last few weeks have been difficult and surely more difficulty lies ahe... Read more
Seems like one step forward and two back.
Friday, October 21, 2011      4 comments

Just when I think I have dusted off and resolved to move forward with "life", I take another couple of steps back. I have to get it reversed to at least 2 forward and 1 back.... Read more
As much as I can't, I can't!
Thursday, October 20, 2011      4 comments

As much as I just want to quit school and start over, to try and figure out this thing that is going on and solve it, and just plain quit, I can't. I saw this quote yesterday..."Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit!" So, as m... Read more
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      4 comments

I have come to the realization that I am dealing still with the demons of my past and that I can't get over it. It has been 3 1/2 years but I am still fighting it. I search for the Lord and His help, I try to deal with it personally, and I try... Read more
Challenges of Life
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

Life is stressful...I guess. I struggle with motivation, sleep, desire, and low energy levels. I can't determine if it's stress, life, poor physical fitness, sleep disorder, or what. I just know that somehow I have got to try and get this fig... Read more
Fiancé's Grandkids Showed Me!
Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

Well, I was faced with the harsh facts yesterday. My Fiancé's grandkids were visiting and they were bored so I took them to the local school to "shoot hoops" and play on the equipment. I can't jump! I can't run! My mind starts to react... Read more
God brought me to it, He'll see me through it!
Thursday, September 29, 2011      6 comments

Well, yesterday's Greek assignment and quiz was a disaster. I have thrown in the towel and requested tutorial help. I am not normally this much of a dummy but this is really kicking my tail. I can and have to take comfort in knowing that I am... Read more
What a day ahead!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      3 comments

Greek today and a quiz I'm not ready for, and an assignment that I can't figure out. Breath...breath....... Read more
What a day ahead!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      0 comments

Greek today and a quiz I'm not ready for, and an assignment that I can't figure out. Breath...breath....... Read more
Why is sleeping so hard?
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      2 comments

Here I am "sparking" at 4:30 am and have been awake for 2 hours already. I have been exercising, eating right, going to bed on time, and all that I can think of yet some nights...even several nights... It is so frustrating as I have a lot of s... Read more
Not enough done yesterday so today....
Sunday, September 25, 2011      0 comments

Well, after exercising for over an hour, mowing the lawn, and having dinner with kids and grandkids, I didn't get near enough done yesterday so today is gonna be a good way. But, I will still exercise!... Read more
Study, exercise,
Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

As much as I dearly miss my Saturdays spent watching college football, life has changed. Today I will watch a little football but spend the bulk of my day studying and fit a workout in too. Darn it those days were fun but this now is for a gre... Read more
Time to heed my own advice
Friday, September 23, 2011      0 comments

Well, I got on the scale today and gained a pound since last Friday. I have to remember my own words that how I feel, how I sleep, how my clothes fit, are the real keys. In spite of my gain, I feel better, I sleep better, and maybe...just mayb... Read more
This Sparkpeople Thing
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

OK, I see the benefit of "sparking" and I try to do it everyday and it is DEFINITELY helping. The problem...I spend too much time doing it. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy it and want to but then when I am done for the day I see how much time I sp... Read more
Life needs to be about 3 things for the foreseeable future!
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      2 comments

I have gotten so far behind that I need to commit to just 3 things for the foreseeable future. Exercise, studies, and God. I am just so far behind right now and the pace is so fast I am just sinking and slowing down is not an option. However,... Read more

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